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Webinar 06 June 2024

Self-Releasing Your Music Online

Join composer Matthew Whiteside to get an overview of how to record and self-release your music.

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Date Thursday, 6 June 2024
Time 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location Online
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Please email writers@themu.org at least one week before the event to discuss any accessibility requirements you may have.

About the event

Join composer Matthew Whiteside to get an overview of how to record and self-release your music, including information on budgeting, rights registrations and digital distribution.

The webinar will last up to two hours and is designed to give a broad overview of what steps you need to take to self-release your music. Matthew will cover:

  • A general introduction to releasing music, digital distribution and streaming
  • Setting a realistic budget (income and expenditure)
  • Preparing for and running recording sessions
  • How to get your music on the major streaming platforms (Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer etc.)
  • Various rights and registrations that you need to know about to ultimately get paid
  • Using the artist analytics dashboards

There will also be an opportunity to ask questions.

How to attend

A Zoom link will be emailed to attendees prior to the event.

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Matthew Whiteside

Matthew Whiteside was named in the List Hot 100 2019 and the Scotsman’s One to Watch (classical) for 2020, is a composer, collaborator, sound designer and concert producer based in Glasgow.

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